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Unformatted text preview: c) Odds of a death sentence are 1.75 percent Higher for a black person 4) Facts about blacks a) There are more African American men of all ages in prison in Texas than in the Texas higher education system i) This is a parallel to what tonry is talking about on the national level b) 1986-1999 i) # of black males imprisoned for drug offenses increased by 360% ii) # of white males increased by 9% iii) Spending on Texas Correctional system increased by 346% (1) Spending on higher education increased by 47%...
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